Adele Tops iTunes Charts In 2011
Posted on Fri Dec 9, 2011 12:19 PM PDT

adeleitunes200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Adele was iTune’s highest-selling artist of 2011.

The British singer-songwriter had both the highest-selling album (21) and single (“Rolling in the Deep”), prompting iTunes to name her its Artist of the Year.

"I'm thrilled to top the iTunes album and song charts for 2011 and to be iTunes Artist of the Year is just amazing," Adele remarked in a statement.

iTunes also recognized Nicki Minaj as Breakthrough Artist of the Year, Foo Fighters' Wasting Light as Album of the Year, and Foster the People’s single “Pumped Up Kicks” as Song of the Year.